I Can't See
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kaylynn
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Get to know the me behind the screen #6

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I Can't See

No, I am not legally blind...

No, I am not legally blind... at least not yet.

Let me explain.

I have some real bad vision. I'm talking an eye power of -6.

For my 20/20 peeps, that means my vision is really bad. I believe a -11 means you are legally blind. (Don't quote me on that though. Feel free to educate me in the comments if I'm wrong.)

I've been gifted with poor sight from my dad. Although, the difference between us, is I lost most of my vision in a 2-3 year time span.

I've been gifted with poor sight from my dad. Although, the difference between us, is I lost most of my vision in a 2-3 year time span. It was scary for a time, thinking I could actually go blind.

But, almost two years ago, I made the switch to contacts. (At the advice of my doctor, since it could slow my vision loss etc. etc.)

And let me tell you, that was difficult.

I used my glasses as a shield, hiding myself from the world. My eyebrows were horrendous and I never wore make-up.

It was the best thing for me though.

It was the best thing for me though. I was able to build confidence.

It was the best thing for me though. I was able I can see to build better confidence. than ever before.

So, for those who may be hesitant to make the switch,

So, for those who may be hesitant to make the switch, You'll never know if you don't try.

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